About the Authors

Anupam Saxena

Address Current address: IGM, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany.

Affiliations Faculty Building #369, Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering & Computing and Information Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Hod Lipson

Affiliations Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering & Computing and Information Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America, Computing and Information Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Francisco J. Valero-Cuevas

valero@usc.edu

Address Current address: Department of Biomedical Engineering & Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America.

Affiliations Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering & Computing and Information Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America, Department of Biomedical Engineering & Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HL FJVC. Performed the experiments: AS. Analyzed the data: FJVC HL AS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FJVC HL. Wrote the paper: AS FJVC HL. Concept of functional inference: HL FJVC. Designed the software for inference: AS.